Best Places to Live in Victoria, Texas

Small city - Southeast Texas, 40 miles inland from the Gulf Coast
Pros
-Cost of living
-Diverse economy
-Pleasant winter climate
Cons
-Entertainment
-Low educational attainment
-Hot, humid summers

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What Bert Has To Say About Victoria Metro Area

Victoria, a small agricultural and industrial center, resides in the middle of a triangle formed by Houston, San Antonio, and Corpus Christi on the coastal plain of southeast Texas. Located on transportation routes about 30 miles inland from the Gulf, Victoria is home to several petrochemical and plastics companies, including large Dow Chemical and DuPont plants and an assortment of other manufacturers. Ranching and meatpacking round out the economic picture. While employment prospects are moderate, the town has a very low cost of living profile and high incomes giving a strong Buying Power index. There is a historic downtown district


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Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Texas
County: Victoria County
Metro Area: Victoria Metro Area
City: Victoria
Zip Codes: 77901 77904
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 91 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Victoria is 5.30% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Victoria jobs have decreased by 0.64%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Victoria's cost of living is 5.90% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Victoria's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Victoria's population is 67,574 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 22.69%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Victoria is $164,350. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 50.26%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Victoria public schools spend $8,840 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.5 students per teacher in Victoria. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Victoria

It's a good time to buy in Victoria. Home Appreciation is up 3.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Victoria Real Estate.

The median home price in Victoria is $164,350. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Victoria    6 Reviews
Inez over Victoria - 9/6/2012
Used to live in Victoria but raising a family there was terrible. We were secluded in our development but when the kids got out into public schools even at the low... (Read More)

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Industrial ISD - 9/6/2012
I live in Victoria but I transferred my kids into Industrial ISD. Great school district, better than most private school you would find in Texas. We are in the process... (Read More)

One of the worst places to live - 10/23/2011
Have been living here for 3 years now and have never lived in a place where there are so many rude people. Every nice apartment complex you find is assisted living, so... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN VICTORIA, TEXAS
77901 77904